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A 33-year-old female asked:

Greetings, i have eczema on my hand! it is very itchy, red and my skin tears leaving little cuts. i've used repivate (cortisone) but it's not working. what else can i do? please help! kind regards, cyndi

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Skin care: Moisturizer 4 to 5 times daily, avoiding immersion and hot water may help. Consider an Allergy appointment and a higher dose of topical steroids.

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